Kirkland & Ellis officially opened the Riyadh office

On October 30, Kirkland & Ellis announced the opening of a new office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
As one of the fastest growing economies in the world and a rapidly modernizing country, Saudi Arabia has an urgent need for sophisticated legal services.Kirkland & Ellis has been granted a Foreign Law License by the Saudi Ministry of Justice to operate directly in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia following reform to the country’s legal licensing model.
The new Riyadh office and Regional Headquarters is led by Kirkland corporate partner Kamran Bajwa.Two female Saudi lawyers Noor Al-Fawzan and Manal Al-Musharaf have joined Kirkland as partners for the Riyadh launch.